noun, plural prop·y·la [prop-uh-luh] /ˈprɒp ə lə/.
Origin of propylon
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Historical Examples of propylon
Champollion and some architects suppose that they stood before a propylon.The Overland Guide-book
The really ancient part of the structure begins with the rows of sphinxes which border the road behind the propylon.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
I well remember the morning when I stood before the propylon, or chief entrance of Karnak.
I well remember the morning I stood before the propylon, or chief entrance of Karnak.
The second type of propylon differs from the first in having a very much smaller doorway in comparison with its total mass.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)